This Tree

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It won't sneeze

Or leave

This tree

 

It will stay.

Let's birds & butterflies

Nibble and play

 

No staying inside

This tree

Can't hide

 

It is

Where it is

 

Just minding it's own

Self isolated

But never alone

 

It's at the root

Of Everything

 

When we have to stay in we'll look at the #trees

◄ Life In 2020

Friday 13th just got serious ►

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poemagraphic

Wed 11th Mar 2020 21:32

I talk to the trees and they put me away
The trees talked to me and they took the trees away.

Po

..."They took all the tress and put them in a tree museum
'Now they charge the people a dollar and a half just to see um"

Go Joni

From
Big Yellow Taxi
By Joni Mitchell

Now that was a song and a half!

Do.RoThy

Wed 11th Mar 2020 09:39

Lovely poetry!!💕

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Ruth O'Reilly

Wed 11th Mar 2020 03:29

Thanks for your detailed comment Po. I'm so happy that you share my passion for befriending trees.

Don write a poem under a tree one day
Listen carefully to what it may say
Feel the rough of a well lived bark
And if you're tough, write it in the dark😎

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Don Matthews

Tue 10th Mar 2020 22:40

I also talked with trees in past
Also behind locked doors
Don't want to go back there again
Don't want to anymore

I am now well outside that door
Conversing with the trees
Stabilized and back on feet
Enjoying trees and breeze.....

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poemagraphic

Tue 10th Mar 2020 21:25

The tree of life is a lifetime study...

The picture brings this poem to life for me in a very real sense Ruth.

Thank you for this.

I remember waking up after four nights 'sleeping' and looking out of the window to see blowing in the gentle breeze the most amazing tree I have ever seen... The door was locked, I was the wrong side of the door.

I spent the next few days making friends with that tree and together we conversed and ebbed and flowed.

You get lots of time to think on a 28 day section.
Po

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